N. Arizona 61, Montana St. 41

BY foxsports • February 3, 2011

Shane Johannsen was perfect from the field and finished with 16 points as Northern Arizona beat Montana State 61-41 on Thursday night.

Johannsen hit all eight of his shots, boosting his field-goal percentage to 76 percent this season, and had four of the Lumberjacks' season-high 15 steals.

Cameron Jones added 11 points for Northern Arizona (13-8, 5-4 Big Sky), which won its third straight and improved to 8-1 at home.

Bobby Howard had 11 points for Montana State (11-11, 5-5), which lost its fourth straight and scored a season low.

The Bobcats were outscored 42-14 in the paint and shot 16.7 percent (4 of 24) from 3-point range.

Northern Arizona opened the game with an 8-0 run, and Montana State never recovered.

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